U.S. manufacturing needs small businesses for growth

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Susan Helper, the chief economist at the U.S. Department of Commerce, says small businesses could offer more innovative solutions for manufacturing growth with better collaboration from the government and larger corporations. Helper, has been on leave from the Weatherhead School of Management Case Western Reserve University for the last three years. She…

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President Obama will announce new investments in manufacturing while in Cleveland

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With a nod toward a Northeast Ohio center that propelled advancements in 3-D printing, President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce a nationwide competition to build a new kind of high-tech research center — one that merges textiles and fabrics with high technology. He’ll make the announcement in new investments in manufacturing…

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Advanced Manufacturing Growing with Innovation: Here to Stay in Northeast Ohio

Advanced manufacturing growing with innovation: Here to stay in Northeast Ohio. Manufacturing is rebounding nationwide, and in Northeast Ohio the uptick is taking shape with new jobs, new businesses and more programs aimed at helping people who make things find new ways to innovate. That’s good news for an industry that took the biggest hit…

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Manufacturing to Remain Primary Driver of Northeast Ohio Economic Growth, PNC Bank Report Says

Manufacturing to remain primary driver of Northeast Ohio economic growth, PNC Bank report says. Northeast Ohio’s economy will pick up some additional momentum this year, with manufacturing remaining the primary driver despite slightly slower growth within the industry itself, according to findings by PNC Bank’s first-quarter market outlook for the region. Health care, finance and…

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